It is the week before the outbreak of the civil war in Somalia. Kalaman, a successful young businessman in Mogadiscio receives an unexpected house guest--the wild and sexually adventurous Sholoongo, his childhood crush returned from America. She announces that she intends to have his baby. Confronted by this dangerous interruption from his past, Kalaman starts to investigate his family's history, and uncovers the startling key to his own conception.
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Used availability for Nuruddin Farah's Secrets
August 2010 : USA Hardback
Author(s): Nuruddin Farah
ISBN: 1-55970-427-6 / 978-1-55970-427-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK
September 2015 : USA Paperback
1999 : South Africa Paperback
December 1999 : UK Paperback